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20 September 2007

Reuters AlertNet / IRIN

PESHAWAR — In the small town of Bannu, some 190km south of Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan's rugged North West Frontier Province (NWFP), an unusual sound sometimes rents the air. "The whiz and hiss of a missile being set off is both thrilling and terrifying," Mobeen Khan, a 40-year-old bus driver who regularly plies the dusty route between Peshawar and Bannu, told IRIN. "At first, we were unfamiliar with the sound. Now we are getting used to it." Arms, including... (

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